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Table 3 Wild edible plant taxa and their cultural importance of various use-categories and subcategories

From: Wild edible plants in Yeşilli (Mardin-Turkey), a multicultural area

Use-category/subcategory Number of species The number of use reports (UR) CI Fic
Vegetables 46 1011 16.30 0.96
 Vegetable (raw) 35 670 10.81 0.95
 Vegetable (cooked) 20 443 7.14 0.96
 Vegetable (preserved) 6 102 1.65 0.95
Fruits 14 391 5.77 0.97
 Fruit (raw) 14 384 6.19 0.97
 Fruit (processed) 3 176 2.83 0.99
Seeds 8 127 2.04 0.94
 Seed (raw) 7 109 1.75 0.94
 Seed (cooked) 2 53 0.85 0.98
Beverage 5 168 2.71 0.98
Nectar 3 74 1.19 0.97
Spices 4 140 2.25 0.98
Latex 2 10 0.16 0.89
Medicinal WEPs 17 480 7.74 0.96